Zheng Jie has parted ways with the China Tennis Association. Like countrywomen Li Na, Peng Shuai and Yan Zi, Zheng will manager her own career.
Oracle is considering buying both the BNP Paribas Open and the Indian Wells complex in which it is played.
Dubai, facing debts, may have to scale back its commitment to major sports events.
Anne Keothavong, determined to save her countrywomen from showing up in the usual Euro-trash attire, is working with Paul Costelloe to design Great Britain's Fed Cup off-court outfits for 2010. (Thanks to On the Baseline for this story.)
Justine Henin has been given a wild card to the Medibank International Sydney in January.